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on teenage homelessness, "almost home." >> some of them making $7 and change an hour. and many of them working overtime to try to make more money but still qualify for programs like s.n.a.p., and so here we are allowing many of our employees -- especially as i was saying behind the curtain. i think the curtain's there to block the sex and love section. [laughter] do you notice that is the one that's curtained off here? it's like 7/eleven, so you guys should put your book on the sex aisle. [laughter] it would sell much better. >> we should have called the book "50 shades of homelessness." >> yeah. it would have sold a lot better. >> it would have. >> so the -- you guys have such dirty minds. get out of the gutter. [laughter] but these guys, the poignant testimonies you were telling us because we live in a society where here are front line first responders. these guys tell stories about intervening in petty crime. we had one of the buildings that was targeted by some people who had terroristic intents, and they're on the front lines with this. and yet we can only pay them $7 and change a
homeless himself. board to a single mother, very poor. and even more so. my dad was po. [laughter] he could not afford the other two letters. [laughter] but through his extraordinary love his family kept him on a trajectory forward. he was able to put first semester's tuition but it is a conspiracy of love makes me to i am today but it starts with the young people. what bothers me is he talks so dramatically in a negative fashion and we don't realize everyone end was of a child to prevent the challenges he faces as an adult. douglas said it is easier to raise strongmen. who i feel the urgency we do not prioritize our children as much as we should. >> you say the labor party is the forward. it is so from the heart and this week you are engaged in the snap challenge? >> i was up late with my girlfriend on twitter. [laughter] when will our mayor get a life? it was a sunday night going back down fourth. people throw out things that are down. but i was sitting in to an intellectual question of government. this person said government should not worry about the nutrition of children. people don't
it 50 shades of homelessness. >> it would have sold a lot better. you have such dirty minds. get back to the substance at hand. these guys, there are poignant testimony is that we live in a society where front line first responders, talk about intervening in petty crime. we had one of the buildings targeted by some people with terrorist attempts and they are on the front lines of this and we come only paid him $7 and change an hour and they have no benefits or retirement security. one guy worked for ten years with no health care. if he gets sick he has to come to work. that is not the america i can think of. i am hoping -- overly long answer -- to bring more attention to these problems. right now congress will be debating cuts in the health program and in this time of austerity weekend be dumb and cut things that provide long-term benefits that our investments in us in our society. federally as well as our actions. >> you are speaking in your forward about actions -- we talk in this book about small actions people take that can help homeless young people. can you talk about how that w
, negotiating with developers to develop very low income housing for individuals who were formerly homeless. but as you start to look at the categories, a lower income and middle income folks, we're not building for that need at all. i think we need to do more to make sure we are supporting that type of housing. one initiative i started working on was a student teacher housing which is directly in that income, essential employee housing. we will be releasing an rfp, which is really exciting, because we want to keep people engaged. we have to push for more. need to pass another affordable housing bond. it has come up two more times, and i hope we have the political will to support that again. >> what are your ideas about dealing with the issue of homelessness? supervisor kim: homelessness is a tough issue. we have amazing organizations that run incredible centers and services, and also supports the board of housing for the formerly homeless. not just providing housing, but safe housing and services -- whether it is job training for drug rehab or mental health. there are two categories of hom
are your ideas on dealing with the issue of homelessness? >> i think homelessness has been this structural problem, not just in our city but other metropolitan areas, and i think, at least at the short term level, we have made some progress ensuring there is cleaner and safer shelters so people have somewhat of a transition to transition from homelessness to a stable housing, but when we look at the numbers of affordable housing units that might allow people to get more on their feet or even work force development or educational opportunities to help a mother who is homeless, for example, to get on their feet, we need much more of that, and we cannot cut programs that will increase the roles of the homeless. i believe that the project homeless connect and some of the projects created by previous administrations are not enough. we need to look at transitional housing but also continuing the type of support to help people get back on their feet. the job training and other types of programs that the mayor's office of economic and workforce of all men are working on are really important to ens
of homelessness? what are your ideas on dealing with this? >> we have a long-term plan to combat homelessness through a continual of care. it looks at economics, housing stock, health care support, and all those pieces need to be part of our deal with homelessness in san francisco. on the public health side, we need to make sure we have services that are going to help people stabilize their lives, how they can access mental health services, substance abuse services. a lot of people on the street are suffering from a disease of alcoholism, drug dependency. a lot of them are there because they have lost their jobs, housing. some of them are there because of hiv. that is one cause -- one part of the homeless population, but also, being homeless makes you more susceptible to contract in hiv. so we need to look at the public health system to make sure we can do our work around finding resources to get people to understand how they need to live more healthy. housing is an issue. i like the idea of building more supportive housing that can help people have a room but also these other services i have
to virginia suburbs today. >>> if you can help give gifts to the homeless, call our holt line. pat lawson muse will join us in a few minutes with more information on how >>> a developing story this morning in the ongoing conflict in syria. world leaders are warning the syrian government not to use deadly chemical weapons on its own people. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton met with a top syrian leader in ireland in hopes of stopping the violence. they are preparing the chemicals for a deadly nerve gas to be put into bombs that could be dropped from the sky. the military is waiting on the word from president assad to fire. >>> a duchess of cambridge is resting, we understand. she left the london hospital this morning. kate smiled and carried a bouquet of yellow flowers as prince william escorted her to the car. he visited her daily since she was in the hospital. the palace released the statement thanking the staff for the care and treatment of the duchess. >>> today we begin 12 days of giving. for the next 12 days, we will profile nonprofits working to change lives in our area. we will gi
the homeless who died this past year, why a police investigation sheds new light on the situation. >> more fall out after this video surfaced on facebook from a san francisco police officer. the request being made by the mayor's office. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >>> a homeless woman found dead in a creek as advocates remind us the perils the homeless face every day. it appears the death may be a deliberate attack. ktvu's robert handa is live where the people who are ignored are being remembered. >>> we are in the neighborhood where police have been investigating this death. initially police reported the body of a adult female was found. the body was actually found floating in this creek. >> reporter: on most days homeless people gather in san jose but not today. a woman known to have live here was found face down in the water wednesday afternoon. police call it suspicious. friends say she was a drug addict. >> she is a nice person. she will do a lot for a lot of people. she went out there, you know, she has a few enemies fr
like this, back into the mental health facility and the hospitals and the non-the homeless shelters and get these people off the street, these officers are going to have not have half of the problems that is where the money should be going instead of the ridiculous conversations. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker please? >> good morning, thank you for having this hearing today. >> my name is jeremy miller i am with the stelli foundation and the san francisco no taser task force and i would like to six points. number one, the police assassination of vanbue and parong were nothing other an assassination and should not be used in this context, especially prolong whos family requested that the case nod not to be exploited for this. >> two, as regards commander ali assertion that a person under the influence of drugs or experiencing mental health episodes would have a greater pain tolerance, the documented science regarding that point is inconclusive what is ininclusive is the severe threat to their vital health that is posed by tasing such an individual. >> three, in portland just a
. photo journalist tony hadrick and dina munch introduce us to a formerly homeless man who poetically expresses his hardship. his home has touched many lives and even owned him a spotlight in front of the united nations. >> in this sooty-soup, grit grain rain i have a need to lay down, let it all go. and tell you about a real poem. >> that is part of my life, writing. that poem just came to me. and i wrote it the way it came to me. >> every day, you see things that shouldn't be. because people are lacking love. >> that is why it's so important to have, to have people on the street who care about you. when you're out here at night and you're alone, it's a frightening feeling. >> i met him in line waiting for a bowl of soup and a piece of bread. and soon we were inseparable. where he walked i walked. >> and he took his blanket and came over to me and wrapped it around my shoulders. i didn't know him, he didn't know me. but we were homeless together. and that made us brothers. >> either you surrender to your situation or you fight to get out of it and i'm just trying to fight my way back
to my colleagues with "the five." ♪ ♪ >> kimberly: treb story of the homeless man given boots from cop on cold night in new york city last month? it turns out he is not hom homeless. jeffrey and the nypd officer became internet sensations after a photographer snapped the touching moment between them. the city officials said he has an apartment to live in, paid for by federal housing vouchers. and he continues to liver on the streets. we thought this is a common problem, especially in san francisco. and the bay area. although you provide housing, federally funded housing, many of the people that found themselves indigent or homeless chose not to even live in those shelters. instead take to the street. we touch on mental illness and those who will take medication. they don't want to feel sick. they take them and end up on the street. >> he has had some problems. he was cold and he was there. i don't want to take away what the officer did. the homeless person, the so-called homeless person, hillman, he has a major mental illness or drug problem. >> eric: i work with homeless more -- not s
but powerful picker upper, bounty select-a-size. [ticking] >> so many kids are homeless, school buses now stop at cheap motels. >> i never really noticed what people were actually going through until now. until we're actually going through it, too. >> jacob braverman's family is going through it in one room. after they were evicted, their neighbors took them in. >> you think all this has changed you? >> yeah, and i haven't realized it, but i think i've gotten very mature in a very short amount of time. [ticking] [train horn honking] >> chances are the electricity your tv is using comes from coal. coal, not oil, provides half the country's electricity, and there's a cost. miners die. >> they were great men. they were awesome men. >> that's why melissa lee says she's speaking out... >> thank you all. >> even though, she says, it's caused trouble for her in the county. >> i was receiving phone calls making ugly comments that i need to shut up. [ticking] >> why are hundreds of freezing people gathering in the middle of the night in this knoxville parking lot? >> who's got number one? number one. n
representing the local homeless board and i also have staff from human service agency [speaker not understood]. and we are bringing to your attention the proposed resolution approval for the upcoming 2012 continuum of care fund and p obligation we're doing for hud. we've been doing this since 2008 because we're required to bring the resolution to you since then. as you know, the san francisco local homeless coordinating board which is the san francisco obligation for the [speaker not understood] housing and urban development continuing care grants homeless assistance. in 2011 computation had awarded san francisco over $19,74 3,333 -- 34 dollars in competitive continuous care homeless assistance grants. actually the first in the country last year. in 2012 the proposed resolution would [speaker not understood] to apply for $23,572,2 80 including an estimated $99 3,9 10 devoted to new permanent housing for currently homeless people [speaker not understood]. we call touch-tone bond project which we've been doing everywhere. [speaker not understood] provide homeless individuals [speaker not unders
homeless people because the gate is opened during the day. people have gotten into the building and camped out in the pg&e room. it's a room that people used to have to go down to do their circuit breakers and now they are in their apartments. they have repeatedly kept croming back and now i finally put a lock on the door. but i mean, it's for the safety. it's for safety. i just want to see everyone get along with this, to tell you the truth. i don't understand it and i'm not singling anyone out and everybody has their opinion and i'm sorry that courtney is sick. i have my own issues and i'm not going to bring up to you today, but i have a life-threatening illness that i have dealt with since 1987, but i'm not here to say that. i'm sorry that she is sick. i wish that, you know, nobody got sick. i wish that we could all just get along. that is all i have to say. >> thank you. thank you. we can hear now from the agent for the permit-holder for the other appeal 12-125, elizabeth apartments. is there someone here to speak on that? you have seven minutes. >> dennis flynn for 642 jones, is tha
presidency. the terms of the settlement are confidential. >>> some of san francisco's homeless and jobless may soon be carrying cell phones around town. approval by the city would provide phones nearly free of charge. we have more live with that story. the big question is, kate, why? >> reporter: well, frank, there are a number of answers for that that we will get to in a moment. this is a program that exists in about 36 states and pending approval from the california public utilities commission we could be state number 37. the reason behind it, because city leaders and homeless advocates say this could be a game changer for san francisco's homeless. >> in this world you can't do anything without a cell phone. >> reporter: john gallagher hasn't been able to right down a perpetrate address for the past ten years, much less a point of contact. >> they think there is something wrong with you the instant you say i don't have a cell phone or another number you can use. the world has changed from the point where having a communication device on you at all times is an imperative. >> reporter:
. the plan the give california's homeless their own phone and the reason supporters claim the program will help create jobs. >>> plus. >> we're so sorry this has happened. >> . >>> it was a radio prank with a tragic end. the radio djs apologize. >>> it is a different kind of plan, one for your bank account. the step to take for a financial diet and how much money you could actual slave. ,,,,,, cell phones for low income californians. >>> we have food stamps and housing assistance and soon free cell phones for low income people. >> the new program, who qualifies and why some see it as a way up. grace. >> reporter: allen, this is already available in 36 other states. homeless advocates are calling this a game changer. they say that not only will this help employers or housing agencies get in touch with the homeless, but in the best case scenario it can even set some of them on a path of independence. who is paying the tab? we found out most likely, you are. about a third of americans don't have a land line to use their cell phones exclusively. >> how important is your cell phone to you
as you know as a city, we have been working with other cities to deal with the issue of homelessness within our veteran population. we have been involved with the hundred days campaign to house veterans in 2012. president obama established a goal to end veteran's homelessness by 2015 which i think is doable and the department of housing and urban development came together to establish the hud slash veterans housing program which, is models after section eight and san francisco has received 500 of the vouchers to date. we have learned that our chronically homeless veterans were having a difficult time finding apartments in the private marked in fact many veterans have had vouchers issued in 1212 and so what we have here is a situation where we have a federal agency, the mayor's office and housing authority and human services agency who have focused to encourage private landlords to provide housing for these veteran and is a few months ago one of those landlords the owner of 2524 mission street came forward to offer to least his 33 stew apartments which are above the restaurant on j
to help others. tony hadruk and dena introduce us to a formerly homeless man who poetically expressions his hardship and he was even earned the spotlight in front of the united nations. >> in this rain, i have a need to lay down, let it all go and tell you about a real poem. that's part of my life, lighting. that poem just came to me. i wrote it the way it came to me. >> every day, she thinks she shouldn't be because people are lacking love. >> that's why it's so important to have people on the streets who care about you. when you are out here at night and you are alone, it's a frightening feeling. i wait in line, waiting for a bowl of soup and a piece of bread and soon we were inseparable. where he walked, i walked. and he took his blanket and came over to me and wrapped it around my shoulders. i didn't know him. he didn't know me. >> but we were homeless together. and that made us brothers. >> i'm just trying to fight my way back and feel like a human being again. >> when i was on the streets, i didn't want you to throw money at me. i wanted you to sit down with me and have a cup of c
they find themselves or might be homeless? it doesn't. the idea that the federal government steps in, spreads the magical federal money around to mike it better distracts from efforts and we have to be circumspect about that. neil: we do. timely advice. >> thanks, neil. neil: you know w what happened today in connecticut, another massive school shooting in our nation's history. the latest, but a question. how do we protect ourelves and our kids against what's become an all too frequent proble neil: it was big news when all screens outer floor of the new york stock exchange were on it, not on business channels, they were not on anything else but this. what happened in connecticut today, and what could lead to more than two dozen people, largely kids, getting killed? security expert and former cia covert officer mike baker on how we get through this making ourselves more secure. so little we know, and a lot we're going to find out, but here we go again. what do we do? how do we make these schools safer or can we? >> well, you learn from every tragic, unfortunate incident, and more deta
were wiped away trying to deal with the circumstances they find themselves or might be homeless? it doesn't. the idea that the federal government steps in, spreads the magical federalmoney around to mike it better distracts from efforts and we have to be circumspect about that. neil: we do. timely advice. >> thanks, neil. neil: you know what happened today in connecticut, another massive school shooting in our nation's history. the latest, but a question. how do we protect ourselves and our kids against what's become our kids against what's become an all too frequent proble [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. neil: it was big news when all screens outer floor of the new york stock exchange were on it, not on business channels, they were not on anything else but this. what happened in connecticut today, and what could lead to
trying to deal with the circumstances they find themselves or might be homeless? it doesn't. the idea that the federal government steps in, spreads the magical federal money around to mike it better distracts from efforts and we have to be circumspect about that. neil: we do. timely advice. >> thanks, neil. neil: you know what happened today in connecticut, another massive school shooting in our nation's history. the latest, but a question. how do we protect ourselves and our kids against what's become an all too frequent proble [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better busess bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every pers
in the street or in prison homeless. >> burton's foundation provides financial aid and tools such as laptops for foster children in college. he started the foundation in 2004. >>> troubling new revelations about the mother of a newborn pay by who nearly died in the street. after the break, we're learning why she now faces criminal charges. >> a chance of showers tomorrow. but the big story is the cold. i'll have the specifics of a frost advisory, coming up in just 90 seconds. >>> how police in fremont are raising security after a islam center is threatened with violence. >> three people were forced out of their berkeley home after smoke from a one alarm fire heavily damaged their house. the fire broke out near calusa. a candle sparks the fire in the kitchen. officials estimated the smoke damage to be more than $50,000. no injuries were reported. >>> a threat has members of a mosque in fremont's concern. fortunately that threat was never carried out. maureen naylor talked to the directors of that mosque and found out some of the incidents may have been caught on tape. >> reporter: police say
written by a homeless man. >> tell you about a real poem. that is part of my life, writing. that poem just came to me. and i wrote it the way it came to me. >> a lot of parts touch my heart, touch home. but i have had friends that have died in the streets being homeless. >> every day you see things that shouldn't be. because people are lacking love. >> that is why it's so important to have people on the street who care about you. when you're out here at night and you're alone it's a frightening feeling. >> i met him in line waiting for a bowl of soup and a piece of bread and soon, we were inseparable. where he walked i walked. >> and he took his blanket and came over to me and wrapped it around my shoulders. i didn't know him. he didn't know me. but we were homeless together. and that made us brothers. >> you either run away from your situation or fight your way out of it. and right now i'm trying to fight my way out and feel like a human being again. >> when i was on the street i didn't want you to throw money at me. i wanted you to sit down with me and have a cup of coffee and treat
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